OAU management calls for calm as collapsed Amphitheatre ceiling injures students

OAU management calls for calm as collapsed Amphitheatre ceiling injures students

Bamire while calling for calm assured that the injured
students were given adequate medical attention.

 

He also urged the students and staff to go about their
academic and administrative activities as the Amphitheatre has been sealed off
until further notice.

 

The statement reads, “The torrential rainfall of early
Thursday morning, accompanied with a whirlwind, which started as students of
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, were having a lecture, SER to
be precise, in the Amphitheatre of the Oduduwa Hall, affected the ceiling of
the Amphitheatre as it fell off and injured a few of the students.

 

“The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adebayo Simeon Bamire led
other principal officers to the Medical and Health Centre of the University,
and ensured that the injured students were given adequate medical attention.

 

“The Vice-Chancellor also followed two other students, whose
cases demanded more medical attention to the Obafemi Awolowo University
Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), where the Chief Medical Director (CMD),
Professor John Okeniyi, physically supervised the proceedings.

 

“The Vice-Chancellor has, therefore, appealed for calm and
urged students and staff to go about their academic and administrative
activities without any form of untoward action.

 

“Meanwhile, the management of the University, has sealed off
the amphitheatre, the venue of the unfortunate incident, until further notice.”

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